Life handed out lemons in 2020, but the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is turning it into virtual lemonade.
Farmers suffering losses due to hurricanes or wildfires have until Oct. 30 to apply for assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus.
Experts take a proactive approach to protecting the public from potential food system crises before they unfold, and farmers, processors and retailers in the nation’s food system need similar protections from a variety of cyberthreats.
Communities without reliable access to high-speed internet have experienced widening disparities in business and educational opportunities.
Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension want to quantify the impacts of COVID-19 on farms and agribusinesses in the state.